The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 69 66 45
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -21
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 1 10 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.14% 1.46% 4.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.65% 8.47% 20.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 21
Average salary £40,000 £41,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
MPLS
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
153 118 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.64% 17.18% 19.68%
Number of salaries quoted 124 93 98
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +14.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

MPLS
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Cardiff region.

MPLS Salary Trend in Cardiff

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS.

1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIS
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Brocade
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) IPv4
2 1 (50.00%) IPv6
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) IPv4
2 1 (50.00%) IPv6
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) ATM
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Debian
1 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (50.00%) CentOS
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) JNCIS
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Brocade
2 1 (50.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle